Spring 2017 Elections

The polls for your Student Government election are NOW OPEN! 

Your ballot is available through OrgSync until 11:59pm, Friday, March 31st. To access it, just click this link.

When you finish voting, you will automatically be entered in to win a $100 Fred Meyers Gift Card!

Physical poll stations will also be available around campus Thursday and Friday next week(30th and 31st); If you have any questions, please contact our office at 907-474-7355, or email us at asuaf.office@alaska.edu  

If you are logging in to OrgSync for the first time, you DO NOT need to create a new account, you already have one! 

  1. Go to: orgsync.com/login/university-of-alaska-fairbanks
  2. Click the white button at the top:  "Sign in with UA ID"
  3. Log in using your UAOnline credentials

You may need to answer a few questions to set up your profile, but after that you will have access to your elections ballot. Check out all the other cool features while you're there. 

HAPPY VOTING!


House Finance University Sub- Committee Accepting Public Comment

The House Finance University Budget Sub-Committee, chaired by
Representative Guttenberg, is soliciting public input pertaining to the
University budget.

The public comment period opened Feb. 14 and will wrap up at 5 p.m. next
Tuesday, February 21. I encourage you to share your thoughts on the
university, the university's budget, or on programs or activities that are
important priorities to you. We have information pertaining to the budget
and other resources available at www.alaska.edu/state/sessionandbudget/

When communicating with the legislature please do not use university email
or other university resources, and please do so on your own time, such as
during lunch or after work.

Your feedback will be utilized as the sub-committee develops budget
recommendations to send to the full Finance Committee. They will be using
the Legislative Information Office’s Public Opinion Message System to
facilitate this process. If you wish to send an online POM go to:
www.legis.state.ak.us/poms/.

You may also mail, fax or hand deliver your signed message to your local
Legislative Information Office. A listing of Alaska LIO locations can be
found here: http://akleg.gov/lios.php.


Spring Elections Now Underway!

Want to run for an office at ASUAF? Positions for President, Vice President, and SEVEN Senate Seats are now open! If you have any questions, or don't know where to start, stop by our office! 

Important Dates and Deadlines:

  • Petitions are due 5pm Thursday, March 9th in the ASUAF office
  • Mandatory meeting for all candidates 5:15pm Thursday, March 9th in the ASUAF office
  • Candidate Forums Monday-Tuesday March 20-21, 1-2pm
  • Online Elections 12am Wednesday March 22 - 11:59pm Friday, March 31
  • Physical polls open Thursday-Friday March 30-31

Petitions can be found below:

President candidate petition

SENATE CANDIDATE PETITION

INITIATIVE PETITION 


Travel Funding Now Available!

*GENERAL INFO & ELIGIBILITY:*
   - Only ASUAF MEMBERS in good academic standing may apply (students who are taking 3+ credits on UAF campus this semester and have paid the Student Government fee are automatically members)
   - Travel must occur before graduation.
   - Applications may be submitted for INDIVIDUALS or GROUPS
   - Purpose for the travel must meet at least one of the following
   criteria:
      - To make an academic presentation (paper, speech, etc.)
      - To attend leadership conference or perform public/humanitarian
      service
      - To attend a conference, seminar, or symposium relating to
      traveler’s academic studies
      - To attend conference, seminar, or symposium relating to club or
      organization interest
      - To perform research relating to traveler’s academic pursuits.
   - Funding is only applicable to LODGING and TRANSPORTATION.
   - Travel may occur between JULY 1st, 2016, and MAY 31st, 2017.

Click here for Travel funding form


Student Government Perks Program

Congratulations to the ASUAF Student Affairs Committee, along with the help of local businesses to pass the Senate Bill of Student Government Perks program! With this program in place, students will be able to show their UAF PolarExpress ID at selected businesses, and receive a discounted price for certain goods! For a full list of businesses and discounts, click here.


Election Results are In!

ASUAF Fall Elections are now closed! Thank you all for voting! Here are the positions and the top voted individuals:

Regent Seat: Colby Freel

Student Commissioner: Melissa Clark (write in)

Senate Seats: Brian Holst, Molly O'Scannell, Raymundo Lopez, Georgia Durden, Dawson Mann, Samuel Mitchell (write in), and Erik Rickards (write in).

To see the official results for details, runners- up and poll questions, click this link

Thank you all for voting!


President Freel's Message to the Student Body

There has been a lot of attention towards recent Title IX policies and procedures. As your Student Government, it is our duty to let you know what is being done by ASUAF, along with the University. Click on the attached document to read more. 

President FREEL'S MESSAGE TO THE STUDENT BODY

What's going on at ASUAF?

Sign up for our Email list HERE to get meeting announcements and notices!

For full photo of Student Survey #1, click HERE


ASUAF Committee Meeting Times

Meeting times for the ASUAF Committees have been decided for the Spring semester. Each committee is tasked with discussing the legislation that is assigned to at the previous Sunday's Senate meeting. All meetings are open to the public, and attendance is encouraged. For more information on committees, check out the ASUAF Senate Committees. All meetings are held in the ASUAF Office, located in the Wood Center. 

Internal Affairs Committee: Wednesdays at 1pm

Public Relations Committee: Fridays at 1pm

Executive Committee: Fridays at 2:15pm

Student Affairs Committee: Thursdays at 1pm

Check out the current legislation page to find out more about legislation currently in committee and to see which committee is responsible for discussing it.

 


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